The Weekend Guide

Super Cool Saturday: Kick off the weekend with a laid-back groove and view of Johannesburg from The Living Room’s rooftop. Food and drinks are on sale all night long. Details: The event takes place on January 18 at 5th Floor Main Change Building, 20 Kruger Street, Maboneng precinct. Tickets cost R60 and can be purchased from quicket.co.za. The first 30 people get in for free. For more information visit livingroomjozi.co.za.

Mini gin & tapas fest: Spend your Saturday sipping, mixing and tasting with friends and family at the The Station’s gin lounge. A voucher costs R200 for five double gins and mix and tapas. Patrons can expect to choose from a selection of 10 gins and a variety of tapas. Details: The fest takes place every Saturday at The Station on Bree, 207 Bree Street, Cape Town. For more information visit thestation.capetown.

Two Together: Artists in Dialogue: Join artists Lungiswa Gqunta and Misheck Masamvu in dialogue in the first of the Zeitz Mocaa series, Two Together: Artists in Dialogue. The year-long exhibition will pair artists whose work is collected by the museum. Details: The event takes place on January 18 from 11am to 12.30pm at Scheryn Collection Arena, Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, South Arm Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. Visit eventbrite.co.uk and zeitzmocaa.museum.

Alternative Brewing Course: Coffee lovers are invited to take a three-hour course to learn five different methods to brew coffee — without an espresso machine or plunger. Details: The course will take place this weekend at Origin Coffee Roasting, 28 Hudson Street, De Waterkant, Cape Town. The course costs R650. For more information visit and to book the course, go to originroasting.co.za and click on Barista Academy.

Jazz Giants Project: The Market Theatre invites you to listen to the discographies of jazz musicians Andile Yenana (pianist) and Khaya Mahlangu (saxophonist). The performances form part of the theatre’s decision to honour them for their contributions to the genre, not only through their music but as teachers and mentors to those who followed them. Details: The event will take place on January 17 and 18 at The Market Theatre, 56 Margaret Mcingana Street, Newtown, Johannesburg. Tickets cost R150 and can be purchased from webticket.co.za. For more information visit markettheatre.co.za or call 011 832 1641, ext 202 or 072 367 7867.


Knives Out: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Michael Shannon, Jamie Lee Curtis and Don Johnson star in a comedy thriller directed by Rian Johnson. The film follows a family after
they hire a private investigator to find out who is responsible for the death of the family’s patriarch. Details: The movie will be screened until January 31 at The Labia Theatre, 68 Orange Street, Gardens, Cape Town. Tickets cost R60 and can be purchased from webticket.co.za. For more information visit labia.co.za or call 021 424 5927.

Mapping Worlds: With works from the Scheryn Art Collection, this show highlights the different ways that art collections are put together and managed. Visitors can expect to see works by Walter Battiss, Zander Blom, Meschac Gaba, David Goldblatt, Bronwyn Katz, Moshekwa Langa, Athi-Patra Ruga and Sue Williamson. Details: The show is on until January 27 at the Norval Foundation, 4 Steenberg Road, Steenberg Estate, Cape Town. Tickets cost R180. For more information and to book tickets visit norvalfoundation.org or call 087 654 5900.

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